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Production Assistant
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Production Assistant

• Emerging Level

Summary

Intersport is seeking to add a smart and driven video production professional to its Media Production team. The Media Production team is integral to developing and executing a wide range of visual mediums for new and existing clients, networks, and digital distribution outlets, including live television broadcasts, live-to-tape television specials, documentaries, episodic series, commercial production, virtual events and branded content. The Production Assistant (PA) must have a proven track record of hands-on production related experiences including shooting, producing, directing and/or editing by way of internships, school projects, personal passion projects, freelance opportunities, or anything similar. The PA is expected to have a demonstrated interest and passion for video production, an understanding of new and emerging media and a desire to create innovative work.

Category Production Assistant 
Location Greater Chicago Area
Time Period Full time
Start Date N/A

Job Description

Overview
Intersport, a leader in sports, entertainment, and lifestyle marketing and media for more than three decades, provides expertise in the areas of:

  • Agency Services: sponsorship consulting, experiential marketing, hospitality, content, digital, and social media marketing
  • Assets – owned-and-operated media properties and live sports and lifestyle properties
 
Intersport is seeking to add a smart and driven video production professional to its Media Production team. The Media Production team is integral to developing and executing a wide range of visual mediums for new and existing clients, networks, and digital distribution outlets, including live television broadcasts, live-to-tape television specials, documentaries, episodic series, commercial production, virtual events and branded content. The Production Assistant (PA) must have a proven track record of hands-on production related experiences including shooting, producing, directing and/or editing by way of internships, school projects, personal passion projects, freelance opportunities, or anything similar. The PA is expected to have a demonstrated interest and passion for video production, an understanding of new and emerging media and a desire to create innovative work.
 
Responsibilities

General
  • Embody Intersport’s performance-based culture and commit yourself and team to the highest standards
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with cross-functional teams to deliver executional excellence in both in-person and remote working situations
  • Seek opportunities within the organization and not wait for them to be given/assigned
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding and a passion for video/television/digital media business, industry, consumers and competitors
  • Effectively work both independently as well as part of a team of Producers, Editors and Graphic Designers.
  • Provide thought leadership on industry trends and related best practices
Creative Production & Asset Creation
  • Collaborate with Production and Creative Services teams on research and development surrounding new and existing opportunities.
  • Actively participate in Intersport’s media management and acquisition processes
  • Footage logging
  • Transcription
  • Management of legal releases in the field
  • Assistant Editing tasks
 
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred as well as real-world experience in the form of internships, school projects, freelance opportunities or similar.
  • Ability to manage multiple programs/projects concurrently, inclusive of a detail oriented and organized approach
  • Application of superior prioritization and time-management skills and ability to produce high quality work at a fast pace
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Exemplary written and oral communication skills with a polished, professional demeanor that projects confidence and enthusiasm for the business
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint and Word; proficiency in Excel
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and Avid Editing Systems preferred
  • Ability to work odd hours and travel for business as needed, including nights, weekends and holidays from time to time.

Intersport is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Overnight
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